In the second half of 2014, Artcurial opens its third European office in Vienna, under the direction of Caroline Messensee. This Artcurial Austria “house”, inaugurated in a historic building in the heart of Vienna, strengthens the existing links with local clientele and develops the notoriety of Artcurial.
Artcurial Austria, a meeting hub, creates a cultural offer in tune with the current events of the auction house such as signatures, local exhibitions
and traveling exhibitions of the major artworks of up and coming Parisian and Monegasque sales.
Complimentary and confidential valuation days are organised by the Vienna office, covering all areas proposed by the House, ranging from Impressionist and Modern Art, Furniture and Works of Art, Design, Ancient Paintings, Books or Contemporary Art, throughout the year. Artcurial specialists travel throughout Austria by simple appointment year round, to meet you in your home or at the Artcurial office.
For a free and confidential valuation of your works of art and objects, our specialists are available in video conference or at your home by appointment only.
All over Austria
29 September 2022
Post-War & Contemporary Art
7 October 2022
Furniture & Works of Art
13 October 2022
Post-War & Contemporary Art
26 October 2022
4 to 7 October 2022
Robert William Burke – An American in Paris
A selection of works from the collection auction, including Andy Warhol, Cy Twombly and Gilbert & George.
A graduate in Art History from the University of Vienna and the Sorbonne, Caroline Messensee began her career in Parisian galleries (Galerie Karsten Greve, Galerie Lelong) before becoming curator.
Egon Schiele, Oskar Kokoschka, Richard Gerstl and Herbert Boeckl were, as Joan Miró, Fernand Léger, Jean Dubuffet and Georges Braque, some of the artists to whom she has devoted major exhibitions both in France (Musée Maillol) and in Austria, Germany and Spain (Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao).
Following her European experience, she joined Artcurial in September 2012 and becomes the person in charge of the German speaking clientele within the auction house, as Central European Modern and Contemporary Art Directo. Since 2014, she is Director of the Austrian Artcurial office.
On 25th October, Artcurial will be auctioning the unpublished collection of Robert William Burke (1948-2020), an American collector and gallery owner who was closely associated with Andy Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg, Cy Twombly and Gilbert & George. His friendships and his taste for art gave rise to a collection of close to 300 works spanning several centuries of art history.
This year´s Fall Selection in Vienna in cooperation with the gallery rauminhalt_harald bichler comprises highlights of the sale Robert William Burke – An American in Paris. On 25 October, Artcurial auctions the collection of Robert William Burke (1948-2020), an important American gallerist and collector who was close to artists such as Andy Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg, Cy Twombly and Gilbert & George. His ambitious and eclectic collection comprises almost 300 works that cover several centuries of art history. Come to the gallery and visit the preview in Vienna from 4 to 7 October 2022!
On 7th and 8th September, Artcurial is holding the sale of a selection of furniture and objects from the Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris, an icon of French art de vivre for almost a century.
On November 9th, Artcurial offered at auction an exceptional Mona. Incredibly faithful to the original, this version, painted around 1600, highlights the early fascination for Leonardo da Vinci and his work.
Marie Sanna-Legrand, Director of Watch Departement and and Geoffroy Ader, Expert in Watches, describe a dynamic and growing market, looking for big names and iconic models that resonate.
On 13th November, Artcurial organized its auction dedicated to Old Master & 19th century art. With a total of €9.2M, the auction is dominated by the great world record for Artemisia Gentileschi at €4.8M with a Lucretia painted in the 1630’s.
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